Turmeric is used by herbal practitioners in the treatment of digestive, liver and menstrual disorders.
More recently, various research studies have linked the low incidence of Alzheimer's disease in the Indian sub-continent with consumption of turmeric
Turmeric can be used for:
intestinal flora and protein digestion
disease and dysfunction, including hepatitis and jaundice
and treatment of Alzheimer's disease
tract obstruction and gallstones. Avoid if suffering from stomach ulcers or hyperacidity disorders.
Do not take
high doses if taking anti-platelet or anti-coagulant drugs. Avoid in pregnancy.
oil, yellow pigments including curcumin, 5% minerals including potassium, 45 –
55% gelatinised starch.
What herbal practitioners say about Turmeric
a warm and spicy herb that has been traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine
for thousands of years for a variety of complaints including the treatment of
wounds, ulcers and cuts, arthritis, liver, digestive and skin conditions, and
even leprosy and snakebites. In
traditional Chinese medicine it is used for menstrual disorders, relieving pain
and treating liver and digestive disorders.
It is a truly wonderful herb being anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant,
anti-platelet, anti-thrombotic and anti-cancer.
It combines well with Ashwagandha in the treatment of
Adult dose: 1 - 5mls three times a
Children’s dose: 0.3 -1.5mls three times a day.
Based on a ratio of herb to alcohol of 1:2
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